Much ado

SIR, — I guess we should be grateful that life is so peaceful in St Albans and Harpenden that a healthy female, having a normal delivery, and giving birth to a healthy baby can make the headline article in the local newspaper. One could even argue that te

SIR, - I guess we should be grateful that life is so peaceful in St Albans and Harpenden that a healthy female, having a normal delivery, and giving birth to a healthy baby can make the headline article in the local newspaper.

One could even argue that teenage pregnancy is at least topical - but hardly cause for celebration.

I can understand the paper wanting to give us an up-beat article rather than focusing on crime, job losses and road repairs, but come on Herts Advertiser, surely you could have found a story about a more positive role model to inspire us all.

LIZ GODFREY,

Coleswood Road, Harpenden.